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Future of Detroit Lakes bowling alley up in the air
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
Finances look good, Becker County has 'very strong' bond rating
On the cutting edge of lifesaving; new medical device in DL
Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
December 1, 2010
Editorial: Congress acts on food safety
Amazingly, Congress is actually going to do something to make the nation's food supply safer. In 2008 and 2009 there were nationwide recalls of cookie dough, spinach, jalapenos and salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed at least nine people and sickened more than 700. A salmonella...
December 1, 2010 - 1:08pm
November 12, 2010
Time for parties to cooperate
Don't look now, but Republicans and Democrats on both the national and state levels now have the chance to show they can work together for the good of the people that put them there. On the state level, a good place to start is to not play political games with the recount in the...
November 12, 2010 - 3:00pm
October 13, 2010
Good things happening in LP-A
Things are looking up for the Lake Park-Audubon School District. After losing a large senior class to graduation last year, the district expected total enrollment to drop from 616 students to 610 students. But thanks in part to residents voting earlier this year for a new high...
October 13, 2010 - 1:30pm
September 22, 2010
Editorial: Guard against CO poisoning
If you don't have a carbon monoxide detector in your home, it's time to get one. A Detroit Lakes woman had a close call with carbon monoxide poisoning recently, and five people were injured, two critically, in a carbon monoxide leak at a Minneapolis apartment building on Tuesday. Fire...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00pm
August 13, 2010
Get ready for negative TV ads
Now that the primary election is over, the field is set for the Nov. 2 general elcction, and what a roller coaster that will be! The Democrats spent $9 million to sort three candidates down to one, and the winner comes with money. Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, of the department...
August 13, 2010 - 4:10pm
July 23, 2010
County-Guard pact helps families
Cheers to Becker County Veterans Service Officer Lauri Brooke, who has done a great job working with the National Guard and other military organizations to bring the best possible services to Becker County. Across the hall from Brooke's office at the Becker County Courthouse is...
July 23, 2010 - 3:30pm
Editorial: Baca saga: Cheers to DL cops
Cheers to the Detroit Lakes Police Department for its swift and effective response when a Level 3 sex offender cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and tried to leave town. Police Chief Kel Keena mobilized his department as soon as he was notified that Robert Baca, 44, was on the...
June 23, 2010 - 11:59am
May 16, 2010
Editorial: Fishing opener kicks off the season
This is walleye opener weekend, the start of the tourism season in Becker County, and with unemployment high, it's more important than ever to make visitors feel welcome. Those who work at gas stations, motels, restaurants, resorts, and bait shops are the first line of defense --...
May 16, 2010 - 4:57pm
May 5, 2010
Editorial: LP-A 'vote no' group is wrong
Jeers to those "no" voters in the Lake Park-Audubon School District who are spreading misinformation about the hard-fought federal stimulus funds won by the district -- if a building bond levy is approved May 25. The district will shave about $10.5 million in interest off the...
May 5, 2010 - 11:37am
April 16, 2010
Behind on taxes? Watch for scams
It's income tax season, and those who are having trouble meeting their obligation to Uncle Sam should be careful not to make things worse by falling for tax scams. Here are some things to watch out for, according to the Minnesota Attorney General's office: Beware of bogus promises...
April 16, 2010 - 2:35pm
March 17, 2010
A (hushed) cheer to quiet zone
That deafening silence you hear is the sound of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad horns not being blown on their way through Detroit Lakes. The quiet zone has gone into effect on the BNSF rail corridor through city limits, and we offer a hearty cheer both to the City of Detroit...
March 17, 2010 - 2:57pm
February 26, 2010
Editorial: More protection needed for workers in corporate bankruptcies
Cheers to U.S. Sen. Al Franken for supporting legislation to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses collapse. The "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act" would make several changes to Chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 5:02pm
December 18, 2009
Political comedy in the seventh district
One of the better spectator sports during election season in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District is the spectacle of the Republicans' attempt to run against veteran Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson. It's like watching the Timberwolves play basketball: You know before the tipoff...
December 18, 2009 - 3:31pm
December 16, 2009
Cheers to food drive; give to HeatShare
Cheers to the Trinity Lutheran Food drive. Last Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church Pastor Dan Babine Babine issued a challenge to his flock -- come up with either 360 cubic feet of food donations, the equivalent amount in monetary donations, or a combination of both. "The goal is...
December 16, 2009 - 9:55am
December 9, 2009
Pawlenty wisely backs off LGA cuts
Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent an early Christmas present to local governments on Tuesday by agreeing not to take executive action to reduce local aid payments to them. The governor last week had threatened the loss of aid when state officials said the current state budget could be out...
December 9, 2009 - 10:58am